New technology aims to help dementia sufferers stay independent

Jeremy Hughes, chief executive at the Alzheimer’s Society, said: “Technology can be invaluable in enabling people with dementia to live independently for longer.”

| 19th Jun 14

The Alzheimer’s Society has launched the Dementia Friendly Technology Charter which aims to help people with dementia stay independent.

It improves access to a host of devices like online monitoring systems, automated reminders for locking doors, easy to use telephones, and alarms worn round the neck.

Jeremy Hughes, chief executive at the Alzheimer’s Society, said: “Technology can be invaluable in enabling people with dementia to live independently for longer.”